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Saturday Jul 12 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Family filing suit over son's suicide while isolated in SCI Cresson

"He just couldn't function in society as most people could," said his mother, Renee Palakovic.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Jurist

Prison reform group sues Pennsylvania officials over isolation inmate's suicide

Palakovic's family claims that he suffered life-long mental health issues [press release] and that the prison failed to provide for Palakovic's needs while he was in isolation.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

O-R Online

Parents sue state prisons over sona s suicide

The parents of an inmate who hanged himself in a central Pennsylvania prison have sued the Department of Corrections for misusing solitary confinement to deal with mentally ill inmates.

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